Since December 2009, The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) has sponsored the Tuesday 'IMAGINE' Noon-Hour Lecture/Discussion Series at the Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Central Public Library. This is the 166th C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Lecture. The first fifty in the "IMAGINE' Series (Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2011) were titled, "IMAGINE Buffalo Niagara in the 21st Century."
In 2015, the two primary IMAGINE Series themes are:
"IMAGINE Lifelong Learning and Buffalo Niagara as a Bi-National Cultural & Nature Center" and
"IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, & Sustainable Community"
with weekly sub-themes:
1st Tuesday - The Arts
2nd Tuesday - Architecture/Design
3rd Tuesday - History/Future
4th Tuesday - Nature/Science
The 1st Tuesday speaker on this C-SAAHN AUDIO is Dr. Thomas Reigstad, Author, Mark Twain in Buffalo; and the title of his presentation is, "A Role for Mark Twain in Buffalo's Cultural Tourism"
For an AUDIO introduction to this 'IMAGINE' Series:
C-SAAHN (http://www.buffaloah.com/h/center/index.html) was established in 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy." This recording is part of the C-SAAHN "IMAGINE" AUDIO Series.